Development of an Integrative Relationship in the Care of the Breastfeeding Newborn: Lactation Consultant and Chiropractor

As physiologically normal birth has yielded to medicalization, the hormonal milieu that directs establishment of breastfeeding is compromised and lactation consultants are confronted with increasing numbers of infants whose innate competency is threatened. The compromised infant reorganizes, rapidly adapting his behaviors to ensure his survival. Compensatory behaviors may or may not facilitate feeding, and may force the infant to rely upon others to accomplish feeding… Read the full article here